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Feb 24, 2017
Manipur election 2017: Muslim community can swing fortune of politicos in 10-odd seatsMuslims have traditionally sided with either the Congress or the Manipur People's Party. But with the MPP just fielding three candidates, the Congress is looking to win over Muslim votes
Feb 23, 2017
UP Assembly Election 2017: Phase 4 will decide who will win state, and so far BJP holds the winning cardsPolling in the fourth phase of the Uttar Pradesh elections will decide who will form the next government in the state. This round will either give the BJP a huge advantage over its rivals or bring it at par with the two other major contenders. The consensus within analysts, observers and politicians is that the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance did not live up to expectations in the third phase of polling that was supposed to give it a clear advantage.
Feb 20, 2017
UP Election 2017: Divided along religion and caste lines, a clear trend remains elusiveAs polling nears phase 4 in Uttar Pradesh, a clear trend remains complicated so much that even election watchers have been throwing up different winning tallies to parties in private
Feb 20, 2017
BMC Election 2017: Shiv Sena and BJP play saffron politics to divide and conquer opposition partiesThe BMC goes to polls on Tuesday after a high decibel campaign during which the voices of opposition parties were inundated in the acrimony between the saffron allies turned ‘rivals’: the Shiv Sena and the BJP.
Feb 11, 2017
Rewriting history to suit Hindutva: The Vasundhara Raje govt is insulting the legacy of Maharana PratapIn a state obsessed with royalty and titles, the royalty is obsessed with its history. So much so that the line that exists between facts, fiction, superstition and tea-stall talk often gets blurred, leading to some really interesting insights into history.
Feb 09, 2017
RSS' narrow Hindutva not rooted in reality, but similar to radicalisation sweeping through IslamThe obsession with religion has brought many countries to the brink of disaster and misery, and ruined the lives of millions. Thankfully, Indians are wise enough to see the perils of embracing narrow definitions of Hindutva
Feb 04, 2017
Punjab Election 2017: Rahul Gandhi's terrorism speech in Lambi belies his 'secular' claimsFor a leader who never fails to describe the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Hindutva philosophy as divisive, it is indeed shocking, and perturbing, that Rahul Gandhi should have given a communal twist to Punjab politics 48 hours before it began to vote
Feb 02, 2017
Goa Election 2017: Language politics looms as a potentially divisive factorIn particular, the language in which education is given can become a political issue. Under the noise and clutter of the ongoing elections in Goa too, language lurks as an issue — not of ethnic but of religious identity.
Jan 30, 2017
Padmavati row: As state cedes space to the fringe, idea of freedom takes a hitWhether Rani Padmavati was real or fictional is not the central matter here; neither is whether director Sanjay Leela Bhansali took creative liberties with Malik Mohammad Jaisi's account of the Rajput queen written in the 16th century.
Jan 30, 2017
Amit Shah's leaning on Hindutva tropes suggests BJP's lack of confidence in vikaasThe BJP appears to feel the need to lace its evelopment agenda with a generous but covert dose of polarisation